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Grade 5 + 6 Reading Group Activities | Literacy Block


Product Details

It is hard to find relevant hands-on activities for upper elementary literacy groups, but you don’t need to look any further! These reading group activities will save you so much time and be a high rotation in your Grade 5 and 6 classrooms!

This set of 15 hands-on activities and reflective tasks will have your students engaged during literacy groups!

The activities cover language features, punctuation, spelling, writing and more. You will be able to use these activities over and over again, and YES, your upper elementary students are going to really enjoy them!

Differentiation options and ideas are included in the teacher guide + how to videos for each activity.

If you are looking for another grade, we have hands-on resources like this for Kindergarten Grades 1-2, and Grade 3-4 (please note that some tasks are similar in the Grade 3-4 package).


What is included:

  • Teacher resource guide + How to videos
  • Punctuation spin *Editable option included
  • Segmenting (2 versions)
  • One sentence book review
  • Story retell
  • Non-fiction retell
  • Snapshot
  • My version of the story
  • My Mini Dictionary
  • Sentence prompts
  • Word of the day
  • Figurative language sort (3 versions)
  • Figurative language noughts and crosses *Editable option included
  • Hexagonal thinking tiles


We are all about working smarter and not harder as teachers and this resource is the perfect way to help you do that in your Grade 1 or Grade 2 classroom!

❤️What other teachers are saying about this resource ❤️

“I’ve used the syllables resource you showed in the Instagram live last weekend so far!” Brittany

“I used the roll and write/roll and read activities today and the kids loved it!” Maddi


We are passionate about helping teachers here at Rainbow Sky Creations, we hope you and your students enjoy this resource!

Thanks for visiting!

Product Info

Electronic download

File Type: PDF + Powerpoint

Number of pages: 35

File size: 148 MB

* Compressed Zip File

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Additional information

Grade Level

Year 5 – 6


Reading, Spelling

Resource Types

Hands-on Packs, Learning Centres, Worksheets / Printables

Copyright of this material is reserved in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968. This purchase is for single classroom/home use only. Additional reproduction of part or all of this resource is prohibited without the written authority of Rainbow Sky Creations. All content and clip art in these files have been created by Rainbow Sky Creations and therefore remain the property of Rainbow Sky Creations.


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